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DBMS > GRAKN.AI vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TimesTen

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#256  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#159  Overall
#22  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdInterSystemsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201620181998
Current release1.5.8, August 20192018.1.1, February 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AIInterSystems IRISTimesTen
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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Conferences and events

Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
London, UK, 6-7 February 2020

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